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MOUNT OLIVE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MACOUPIN       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,357 2,126 2,150 2,099 2,099 Avg. Winter Temp 32.00 F 0.00 C County 49,384 47,679 49,019 47,765 47,765 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 23,423 24,165 24,165 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.00 In 96.52 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 18.00 In 45.72 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / ALDERMEN / CITY       Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 5     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         33
    Police Department            3          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   0
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    2 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   0
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport LAMBERT INT., ST LOUIS MO.
                     Local NO    35 MI 56 KM
       Commercial Airlines   13   Flights per day  430

    Nearest Public Airport LITCHFIELD MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO    7 MI   11 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,003 FT   1,221 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    44 MI   70 KM

Travel Time
(distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)

              Highway   Highway    Days       Days
City           Miles      Km.     by Rail   by Truck
-----------   -------   -------   -------   --------
Atlanta           551       882       3         2
Chicago           253       405       1         1
Cleveland         501       802       3         2
Dallas            690     1,104       3         2
Denver            901     1,442       2         3
Detroit           502       803       1         1
Kansas City       298       477       2         1
Los Angeles     1,893     3,029       4         3
Memphis           249       398       2         1
Minneapolis       538       861       2         1
New Orleans       740     1,184       2         2
New York        1,070     1,712       4         2
St. Louis          45        72       1         1
Seattle         2,003     3,205       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NORFOLK SOUTHERN                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    47 MI   75 KM
Container Service NO    47 MI   75 KM

Remarks
NORFOLK SOUTHERN PIGGYBACK AND CONTAINER SERVICE 
IN ST. LOUIS, MO.  TRIPLE CROWN SERVICE, BI-MODAL 
TECHNOLOGY, EDWARDSVILLE, IL

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          260,000             988,000
            Treatment Capacity          210,000             798,000
          Average Daily Demand          210,000             798,000
             Peak Daily Demand          350,000           1,330,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process CLASS 3 PLANT       
            Treatment Capacity        1,200,000           4,560,000
                  Present Load          289,000           1,098,200
               Excess Capacity          911,000           3,461,800

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
LDC: ITT NATIONAL, AT&T, MADISONTELCO

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   7 MI   11 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     2
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     7 MI   11 KM

Remarks
GILLESPIE AMBULANCE SERVES MT. OLIVE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        16         275
Junior High               1         7          90
High School               1        15         160
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.2

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
GEORGIA PACIFIC            CARDBOARD BOXES           146  UNITED STEEL        0
                         
NBS SYSTEMS                PRINTING BUSINESS FO       25                      0
                         
MENNEL MILLING             FLOUR MILL                 10                      0
CO.                      
PUBLIC SCHOOLS             EDUCATION                  38                      0
                         
DOLLAR GENERAL             GENERAL STORE               7                      0
                         
CLARK FILLING STATION      CONVENIENCE/GAS             0                      0
                         
TAYLOR AND SOUPES                                      5                      0
                         
AGERS HEATING &                                        5                      0
COOLING                  
DOBRINICH BRICK                                        7                      0
CONTRACTORS              
USPS                                                   7                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MACOUPIN COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2010
      Total Labor Force    24,165
             Unemployed   2,567
             Percentage  10.60%
         Total Employed    21,598
          Manufacturing  11.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  87.80%
            Agriculture   1.10%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   0
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   0
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   0
   Number of employees involved       0

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  Econ Dev Reg 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.49  $ 33.80   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 14.30  $ 26.66
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.34  $ 13.73   Office Clerk             $  9.26  $ 15.31
Assembler-Production     $ 12.61  $ 21.79   Secretary                $ 10.10  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 11.89  $ 21.24   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.99  $ 19.72
Computer Programmer      $ 18.60  $ 36.94   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.39  $ 16.08
Data Entry Operator      $  9.91  $ 18.70   Systems Analyst          $ 31.11  $ 41.56
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.71  $ 17.19   Technician               $ 18.91  $ 33.16
Engineer                 $ 25.34  $ 41.15   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.65  $ 24.24
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 14.00   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.87  $ 18.73
Laborer                  $  9.94  $ 19.51   Welder                   $ 12.38  $ 18.15
Machinist                $ 12.90  $ 21.73   Word Processor           $  9.72  $ 16.92

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2ND QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF 
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       9        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms     167          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      10          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   2,000              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River MT. OLIVE LAKE, LAKE LOU YEAGER                   

Remarks
STAUNTON LAKE.

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. 
Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook
 County where residential is assessed at 10%, 
commercial and industrial property is assessed at 
25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.9999%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.7413%          2007       2006              Electricity  0.50%
  School  4.9547%         8.3132%    8.5525%            Natural Gas  0.50%
Other(s)  0.1760%                                         Telephone  0.50%
   Total  8.4541%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ELECTRICAL RATES VARY WITH QUANTITY.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Shari Albrecht                       Courtney Wood                      
Executive Director                   Comm Dev & Mktg Spec     
Macoupin ED Partnership              Macoupin ED Partnership            
18400 Shipman Road                   111 W. Main                        
Carlinville, IL  62626               Staunton, IL  62088    
Phone (217) 556-8696                 Phone (618) 409-6044
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (   )    -    

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62069           Rep Dist            98                          
                            Senate Dist        49                           
                            Congressional Dist 20               


Remarks
Macoupin Economic Development Partnership Website:
 www.macoupinpartners.com.  Shari Albrecht E-Mail:
 shari@macoupinpartners.com, and Courtney Wood 
E-mail: courtney@macoupinpartners.com.  MEDP has 
two locations to serve you.  MEDP Mailing Address 
- Carlinville office.

Last updated 03/15/2012
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